et’s talk about vaccines, even if our government doesn’t want to. The UK yesterday became the first country to administer doses of the Covid-19 vaccine. (My parents, who are considered to be in a high risk category, are expecting to receive their shots next week.) Canada is poised to begin vaccinating citizens within days. US President-elect Joe Biden has set a goal of 100 million vaccinations in his first 100 days in office. Germany is planning to inoculate 10 million people in the first quarter of 2021. Closer to home, South Korea’s government has signed deals to immunise a total of 44 million people. MORE.